Thomas Cooper 2019 Trade Finance Seminar

Thanks to all our guests who attended the 2019 Thomas Cooper Trade Finance seminar at One Moorgate Place and special thanks to our guest speakers, Julian Parker of Stroz Friedberg and Duncan Souster of The Jubilee Sailing Trust.

Over 60 guests attended and we have received great feedback on the topics covered by Thomas Cooper Partner, George Mingay who covered bills of lading and fraud, Thomas Cooper Partner, Mark Sachs who covered China trade finance issues, Stroz Friedberg Managing Director – Cyber Solutions, Julian Parker who gave a thought provoking presentation on cyber risk and resilience and The Jubilee Sailing Trust CEO, Duncan Souster who gave a presentation about The Jubilee Sailing Trust.

The seminar was chaired by Thomas Cooper Head of Finance, Grant Eldred.

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About the contributors

  • Grant Eldred Partner

    Grant is a partner and the head of our Finance Group. He specialises in banking law including bilateral and syndicated secured and unsecured lending, trade finance and banking regulation and compliance.

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  • George Mingay Partner

    George is a Partner in Thomas Cooper’s International Trade and Commodities Group. He is an expert in the resolution of disputes within the commodities sector relating to oil and gas, metals & mining and soft commodities/agribusiness.

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  • Mark Sachs Partner

    Mark has a broad practice in shipping, commodity and commercial litigation. He has conducted (either as counsel or lead partner) arbitrations in London, Singapore, China, Hong Kong and Stockholm. He also has considerable wet shipping experience.

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